23 JUNE, OLYMPIC DAY: “CULTURE THROUGH IMAGES”

On June 23, the day was officially born in Paris in 1894 the International Olympic Committee, celebrates the “Olympic Day” around the world with sports activities, seminars, exhibitions and special initiatives.

FICTS Presidente Prof. Franco Ascani Member of
IOC Commission for Culture and Olympic Heritage

FICTS – Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs (recognized by the International Olympic Committee) that promotes the sports values through the images in 113 Countries in the 5 Continents, actively participates in the day promoting a series of screenings and meetings finalized to the culture of  Olympism in 16 seats of the Festivals of the “World FICTS Challenge”: Barcelona (Spain), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil),  Hanoi (Vietnam), Beijing (China), Katmandu (Nepal), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Brussels (Belgium), Tashkent (Uzbekistan), Matera (Italy), Lipetsk (Russia), Kampala (Uganda), Liberec (Czech Republic), Los Angeles (USA), Samara (Russia).

The FICTS President Prof. Franco Ascani, Member of the IOC Commission for “Culture and Olympic Heritage” said: “The initiative is part of the program “FICTS Is Culture Through Sports” in order to strengthen the link between positive values ​​and the celebration of the Olympic Day through the effective usage of the power of the image sports a priceless heritage for present and future generations”.